April 21, 1979
44 years old
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm
67 kg | 148 lbs
41 in | 104 cm
10 US | 43 EU
33 in | 84 cm
James McAvoy was born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, on April 21, 1979, is a Scottish actor.
Young James McAvoy began his acting career as a member of PACE Youth Theatre, in Paisley, Scotland.
He made his big screen debut in thriller drama film The Near Room (1995) in role as Kevin Savage, at the age of fifteen.
He got his television debut in police procedural series The Bill (1997) in episode "Rent", in role as Gavin Donald.
McAvoy's breakthrough performance came as Robbie Turner in romantic war drama movie Atonement (2007).
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James McAvoy is 44 years old.
James McAvoy net worth is around 17 million dollars.
He played Charles Xavier / Professor X in X-Men film series:
X-Men: First Class (2011), for which he was nominated for the Scream Award for Best Fantasy Actor
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Deadpool 2 (2018) uncredited cameo
Dark Phoenix (2019), for which he was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movie Actor
He was nominated for the BAFTA Film Award for Best Leading Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Robbie Turner in romantic war drama movie Atonement (2007).
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as Nicholas Garrigan in historical drama film The Last King of Scotland (2006).
He won the BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor - Film and the Empire Award for Best Actor for his role as Bruce Robertson in black comedy crime movie Filth (2013).
He was nominated for theNational Movie Award, UK for Best Performance - Male for his role as Wesley A. Gibson in action thriller film Wanted (2008).
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as Valentin Bulgakov in biographical drama film The Last Station (2009).
He won the BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor - Television for his role as He in comedy drama television film Together (2021).
He was nominated for the Empire Award for Best Newcomer for his role as faun Mr. Tumnus in fantasy adventure movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005).
He portrayed Kevin Wendell Crumb / The Beast in psychological horror thriller films:
Split (2016), for which he won the Fright Meter Award for Best Actor
Glass (2019), for which he was nominated for the Fright Meter Award for Best Supporting Actor
He voiced Gnomeo in animated fantasy romantic mystery comedy films:
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
Sherlock Gnomes (2018), for which he was nominated for the National Film Award , UK for Best Performance in an Animation film
He won the Fright Meter Award for Best Actor for his role as Bill Denbrough in supernatural horror film It Chapter Two (2019).
He was nominated for the Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor for his role as Thomas Langlois Lefroy in biographical romantic drama film Becoming Jane (2007).
He won the London Critics Circle Film Award for British Actor of the Year for his role as Max Lewinsky in action thriller movie Welcome to the Punch (2013).
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2014) drama as Conor Ludlow
Penelope (2006) fantasy romantic comedy as Johnny Martin
The Conspirator (2010) mystery historical drama as Frederick Aiken
Trance (2013) psychological thriller as Simon Newton
Victor Frankenstein (2015) science fantasy horror as Victor Frankenstein
Atomic Blonde (2017) action thriller spy as David Percival
Submergence (2017) romantic thriller as James Moore
My Son (2022) mystery thriller as Edmond Murray
White Teeth (2002) Channel 4 drama miniseries in role as Josh Malfen
He played Leto II Atreides in science fiction miniseries Frank Herbert's Children of Dune (2003).
State of Play (2003) BBC One drama series as Dan Foster
Early Doors (2003) BBC sitcom as Liam
He was nominated for the British Comedy Award for Best TV Comedy Newcomer for his role as Steve McBride in Channel 4 black comedy series Shameless (2004-2005).
He hosted Saturday Night Live (2019) in episode "James McAvoy/Meek Mill".
His Dark Materials (2019-2022) BBC One/HBO fantasy adventure series in role as Lord Asriel Belacqua
Attended St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School in Jordanhill, Glasgow.
Graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2000.
Has younger sister, Joy and younger half-brother, Donald.
He was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for his role as Walker & Ned in a play "Three Days of Rain" (2009), at Apollo Theatre.
He was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for his role as Macbeth in a play "Macbeth" (2013), at Trafalgar Studios.
He was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor and won the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor for his role as Jack Gurney in a play "The Ruling Class" (2015), at Trafalgar Studios.
He was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor and the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor for his role as Cyrano in a play "Cyrano de Bergerac" (2019), at Playhouse Theatre.
He won the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2006.
He voiced Team Radio in video game F1 2016 (2016).
He voiced Man in video game Twelve Minutes (2021).
Good friend with Michael Fassbender.
Fan of Celtic Football Club.
He is allergic to horses.
Supporter of the British Red Cross.
Lives in London, England.
He was married to Anne-Marie Duff (2006-2016), they have one son, Brendan.
He dated Alexandra Shipp (2016) and Emma Neilson (1995-2002).
He started dating Lisa Liberati in 2016, the couple got married in 2019, they have one son.